Process

I speak often in my seminars and executive coaching sessions on the subject of character – that sometimes-overlooked personal dimension that can’t always be discerned in an interview (or even a meeting) – at least not easily.   And yet there may be no dimension more important...

  That business plan you just presented was brilliant. Well designed and carefully crafted – it addresses market, customer, company, and competitor to a finely tuned degree. You’ve identified your resources and have put them into play.   Nothing but clear sailing ahead.   One question – what happens if...

  A recent conversation reminded me that though almost every company lathers its walls with vision statements, missions, philosophies, and goals – a limited few embrace what makes them either: Come to life Or become about as important as that water color painting on the third...

Not long ago I was in a breakfast discussion with a health care sales professional who was contemplating a significant job change. We were discussing some of the nuances of his current assignment – and the frustrations.   “Data’s killing me.” He said. “I just want to...

Ever start your day feeling overwhelmed – and go down from there? Find the sheer amount of “stuff” that crosses your radar makes it almost impossible to ever feel like you’re making progress?   You’re not alone…the number of workers throughout the world struggling to survive in...

  “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Sir John Dalberg-Acton   Timeless wisdom and arguably more true today than ever before – its symptoms manifest themselves everyday in the form of arrogance, condescension, and narcissism – and it has brought down countless leaders over the ages.   I invest a lot...

What Does WINNING Your Career Really Mean? I spent years struggling to be successful in my career.  Success – early on – meant more responsibility, more money, sometimes more impressive titles – and if I were completely honest, more acknowledgement and recognition from my company. Said another...

In the United States, Department of Labor statistics suggests a steady rise in voluntary job resignations – with an estimated 3.2 million in the month of May alone. The figures are rising. In fact, more than 3 million employees walked on their jobs each month this year....